The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 103 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.05% 0.93% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.04% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 29
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +37.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £54,050 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.63% -1.36%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 944 1151 1060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.81% 89.09% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3417 4568 4149
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,675 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 10 £37,500 - 1
Gatwick +5 3 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Haywards Heath - 2 £47,500 -
Crawley +15 1 £41,250 - 1
Lancing - 1 £31,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 43 (86.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) HTML
4 24 (48.00%) HP UFT
4 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (46.00%) Visual Studio
6 21 (42.00%) SOAP
6 21 (42.00%) HP
7 20 (40.00%) XML
7 20 (40.00%) DOM
7 20 (40.00%) CSS
7 20 (40.00%) REST
8 17 (34.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) QA
10 13 (26.00%) C#
11 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
12 9 (18.00%) Finance
12 9 (18.00%) Python
13 8 (16.00%) ISEB
13 8 (16.00%) Java
14 7 (14.00%) Degree
14 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
15 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
15 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
15 6 (12.00%) Selenium
15 6 (12.00%) OOP
15 6 (12.00%) OO
15 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
16 5 (10.00%) Windows
16 5 (10.00%) SDET

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) HP UFT
2 23 (46.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.00%) Selenium
4 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Test Engineer
2 25 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) HTML
2 21 (42.00%) SOAP
3 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 20 (40.00%) DOM
3 20 (40.00%) REST
3 20 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (12.00%) OO
5 6 (12.00%) OOP
5 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
6 5 (10.00%) SDET
6 5 (10.00%) Time Management
7 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Line Management
8 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.00%) People Management
9 2 (4.00%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) VBScript
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) HP
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago